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North Korea Urges Australia To Distance Itself From US

The Australian government says it has received a document from North Korea urging Canberra to distance itself from the Trump administration.

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Catalan Crisis: EU Leaders Rule Out Involvement In Crisis

European Council President Donald Tusk has explicitly ruled out any EU action over Catalonia, despite the "concerning" situation.

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Harvey Weinstein: Tarantino Knew About Film Mogul's Alleged Misconduct

US film director Quentin Tarantino has admitted knowing for years about movie mogul Harvey Weinstein's alleged misconduct toward women.

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Brexit: Theresa May Urges New Dynamic In Brexit Talks

Theresa May has urged EU leaders to create a "dynamic" in Brexit talks that "enables us to move forward together", at a working dinner in Brussels.

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CIA Chief: North Korea 'On Cusp' Of Nuclear Capability

CIA director Mike Pompeo has warned that North Korea is on the cusp of being able to hit the US with a nuclear missile.

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Assisted Dying: Australia State Lawmakers In 26-Hour Debate

A landmark assisted dying bill has passed through the lower house of Australia's second-most populous state after a marathon all-night debate.

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China's Xi Jinping Consolidates Power With New Ideology

China's President Xi Jinping has created his own political ideology, in a step towards entrenching his position at the top of the Communist Party.

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North Korea Blasts Us Military For Making Decapitation Operation Plan Against Supreme Leadership

PYONGYANG, Oct 20 – North Korea has blasted the US military for making detailed war plans against Pyongyang, in particular a highly sophisticated decapitating operation plan against its supreme leadership, China's Xinhua news agency reported.

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Building Collapse Kills Eight People In South India

NEW DELHI, Oct 20 -- At least eight people were killed and three rescued Friday after a portion of a state-owned transport building collapsed in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu, China's Xinhua news agency reported police as saying.

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Wild Boar Attacks And Injures Man Outside Condominium

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SINGAPORE: A man in his forties was injured and taken to hospital after being attacked by a wild boar near a bus stop at Hillview Road on Thursday morning (Oct 19).

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